Saturday 24 August 2019

Trail of offensive tweets that were ignored by Fine Gael

Actor and writer Tara Flynn, who was the target of vile tweets by Barry Walsh
Actor and writer Tara Flynn, who was the target of vile tweets by Barry Walsh

October 8, 2015: "Some daft old bitch on @BreakfastNT goes on rant about not getting pension rise from Enda Kenny… then says she always votes for FF!"

November 30, 2015

"Shortall voted for two of the governments five "regressive" budgets!! The hypocrisy of this bitch! @RoisinShortall #vinb

December 5, 2015

"Some stupid Sinn Féin bitch on Claire Byrne refusing to condemn comments by another Provo wag re McCabe murder. Leopards, spots etc #Provos"

January 28, 2016

"Fascist nutjob compares the referendum to the liberation of East Germans from communism. Braindead bitch #Brexit (A reference to Marine Le Pen)"

May 9, 2016

"Wow. Sabina Higgins describes children with foetal abnormalities as "outrages against nature". Just wow… A really disturbing insight into this vile woman's worldview. It's abortion that's an outrage against nature - not motherhood."

(Mrs Higgins had said it was an "outrage" against women that in the case of "foetal abnormality" a person should be "made carry" the baby.)

January 21, 2017

"Nancy Pelosi is the Michael Ring of US politics: Elbowing her way into photos during signing of Exec orders. The brass neck of that bitch!"

October 1, 2017

"From what Tara Flynn says, she was pregnant and just couldn't be bothered having a baby. So she had it killed. Why is she a feminist hero?"

November 11, 2017

"On the way out of the...debate on abortion at #FGNC17 [Kate O'Connell] leans in to a group of friends I was chatting to yodel: "Look at them men, discussing out uteruses!" A typically mature, articulate, demure contribution from Kate…"

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